Summer School

Summer Programs 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017 – Thursday, July 20, 2017
Hours: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
(Programs run Monday through Thrusday)

Contact Information

George Washington School
12545 S. Homan Ave.
Alsip, IL 60803

LaTanya Johnson, Summer School Principal
Email: LJohnson2

* To report an absence, please call (708) 385-3523 by 8:30 am each morning.


Kindergarten Boost: Students entering first grade in the fall, receiving additional support to maintain the foundational skills developed during the school year. 

Grades 1-8 ESL: Students receiving additional dual language services to support and develop various communication/academic skills related to language development.

Grades 1-8 Boost: Students needing support in the areas of reading and mathematics; Some students may need additional support in meeting the promotion criteria not met during the regular school year. 

Important Dates

Start of Programs: Monday, June 12

Progress Reports: Thursday, June 29

No Programs in Session: Tuesday, July 4

NWEA/MAP Testing & Make-up: Monday, July 10 – Tuesday, July 18

Final Reports & End of Programs: Thursday, July 20

Important Information for All Parents

  • All summer school programs for students will run Monday through Thursday.
  • Students taking buses will enter through Door 3 (on the southeast side of the building, off the gym).  To view bus route information, please click here.  
  • Students must check in for attendance in their rooms by 8 a.m. every morning.
  • Students can be picked up at 12 p.m. for dismissal.

Seamless Summer Breakfast Program

The Seamless Summers breakfast program will provide daily breakfast from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 am. for anyone 18 years or younger. Menus and program information are available below:

Free Summer Meals

Free healthy and nutritious meals are available throughout the summer for children 18 years and younger. To find a site near you, visit, call (800) 359-2163, or text FoodIL to 877877. 

Uniform Policy

Students are expected to wear their regular school uniforms throughout the summer programs. Please click the links below to view the uniform policy:

School Newsletters

Week of June 12, 2017

Week of June 19, 2017

Week of June 26, 2017

Week of July 3, 2017

Week of July 10, 2017


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